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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your indoor workplace while you were there?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-6 days All 7 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,112 156 3.4 2.6- 4.3 182 4.5 3.6- 5.5 4,774 92.2 90.9-93.3
-Western NC 729 24 2.7 1.7- 4.5 29 5.9 3.8- 9.2 676 91.3 87.9-93.8
GENDER
Male 306 17 4.0 2.3- 6.8 21 8.9 5.2-14.6 268 87.2 81.4-91.4
Female 423 7 1.5 0.5- 4.4 8 2.9 1.2- 7.0 408 95.6 91.4-97.9
RACE
White 665 23 3.0 1.8- 4.9 25 4.7 2.8- 7.7 617 92.3 89.1-94.7
African American 8 1 3.4 0.4-23.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 96.6 76.4-99.6
Other Minorities 48 0 0.0 . - . 3 26.1 8.7-56.6 45 73.9 43.4-91.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.8 1.7-51.2 14 88.2 48.8-98.3
Non-Hispanic 712 24 2.9 1.8- 4.7 28 5.7 3.6- 8.9 660 91.4 88.0-93.9
AGE
18-24 21 1 5.2 0.7-30.1 1 3.0 0.4-19.6 19 91.8 69.8-98.2
25-34 78 5 5.8 2.1-15.0 2 4.3 1.1-15.6 71 90.0 78.8-95.6
35-44 150 3 1.0 0.2- 3.9 9 7.6 3.7-14.9 138 91.5 84.2-95.6
45-54 195 6 2.4 1.0- 5.8 8 8.3 3.6-17.9 181 89.3 80.2-94.5
55-64 218 7 3.6 1.6- 7.7 8 3.2 1.4- 6.8 203 93.3 88.5-96.2
65+ 60 2 2.6 0.5-13.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 57 97.3 87.0-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 9 30.1 15.0-51.3 42 67.9 47.3-83.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 213 9 3.0 1.2- 7.2 8 4.2 1.7- 9.6 196 92.8 87.0-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 204 8 3.7 1.6- 8.5 6 5.2 2.0-12.8 190 91.1 83.6-95.3
College Graduate 259 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0 6 2.3 0.8- 6.3 248 95.7 91.5-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 0 0.0 . - . 4 20.7 7.9-44.1 28 79.3 55.9-92.1
$15,000- 24,999 93 6 4.2 1.5-10.9 8 15.5 6.8-31.8 79 80.3 64.9-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 91 4 4.6 1.7-11.9 5 10.1 3.0-29.3 82 85.3 68.7-93.8
$35,000- 49,999 124 6 3.8 1.3-10.9 4 4.2 1.4-12.0 114 92.1 83.6-96.3
$50,000-74,999 149 3 1.3 0.3- 5.2 2 1.7 0.2-10.7 144 97.0 90.1-99.1
$75,000+ 159 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9 2 1.2 0.3- 5.6 154 97.4 93.1-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 179 11 5.6 2.6-11.4 5 2.3 0.7- 7.6 163 92.1 85.6-95.8
No 546 13 1.9 1.0- 3.7 24 7.1 4.4-11.3 509 91.0 86.7-94.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 72 2 2.9 0.7-10.9 3 8.7 1.7-34.6 67 88.5 66.5-96.7
Non-Veteran 657 22 2.7 1.6- 4.6 26 5.6 3.6- 8.8 609 91.6 88.2-94.1

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Asked of those who work indoors MOST of the time.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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